Monday, March 3, 2014

Time to legalize? A panel discussion on March 5 on marijuana law and policy

Don't miss the March 5 panel discussion on marijuana law and policy sponsored by the UAA Justice Center and the UAA Justice Club for National Criminal Justice Month!

What: Time to Legalize? A Public Discussion on Marijuana Law and Policy
Date:  Wednesday, March 5, 2014
Time:  6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Place:  UAA Wendy Williamson Auditorium

Parking: Free in auditorium west side lot 
Cost:   Free to all UAA students, faculty, staff, and the public

Opening remarks by:
Ethan Nadelmann, Executive Director of the Drug Policy Alliance, a national drug law reform organization headquartered in New York City

Sheriff Lance Buchholtz (Ret.), Wisconsin, Law Enforcement Against Prohibition (LEAP)
Ben Cort, Colorado, Smart Approaches to Marijuana (SAM)
Dean Guaneli, former Chief Asst. Attorney General for Alaska
Taylor Bickford, Campaign to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol in Alaska
Prof. Jason Brandeis, UAA Justice Center, moderator

Prof. Brandeis teaches courses on American government, constitutional law and civil liberties, and is a frequent speaker on constitutional law and other legal issues. Prof. Brandeis also maintains a private law practice through which, subsequent to the date of this program, he provided legal representation in administrative agency proceedings for the Campaign to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol in Alaska.

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